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Large Egyptian Wooden Striding Figure

Middle Kingdom, 2050-1652 BC

A carved wooden figure of a striding male, possibly a workman, wearing a linen shendyt kilt; much original pigment; some repair; mounted on a custom-made stand. 838 grams total, 53cm including stand (20 3/4"). Fair condition.

Provenance
Property of a Middlesex lady; acquired on the London art market in 2007; formerly in a 1970s private collection.